Re: Anth. pseudospectabilis
- Subject: Re: Anth. pseudospectabilis
- From: Neil Carroll <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 00:34:52 -0500 (CDT)
>You've got a monster on your hands. There is no holding it back. Anthurium
>pseudospectabile will eventually grow leaves reaching several meters in
Donna and John, True that this species gets huge but I think "several
meters" is a bit of an exagerration. The largest plants I have seen in
habitat (and I have seen at least a couple hundred large ones) have leaves
that may aproach 12 - 13 feet with the petiole.
You need to put your plant into a very sturdy hanging basket,
>preferably a heavy wooden slat one with extra-heavy wire hangers, and hang
>up as high as you can. Then watch it grow! This is a conservatory-sized
>and not one for small places.